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Upgrade my sound card

Discussion in 'Sound City' started by Joop, Oct 2, 2018.

  1. Joop

    Hitman

    Joined: Jul 20, 2007

    Posts: 778

    Hi guys i need some help on the below question and would like some input.

    I currently use the below with AKG K702, would it be worth the upgrade to a Sound BlasterX AE-5.
    • Realtek ALC1150 115dB SNR HD Audio with built-in rear audio amplifier
     
    Last edited: Oct 2, 2018
  2. PapaLazaru

    Capodecina

    Joined: Dec 23, 2009

    Posts: 17,022

    It entirely depends on what you are plugging into it. :)
     
  3. Joop

    Hitman

    Joined: Jul 20, 2007

    Posts: 778

    Sorry i updated the post i use AKG K702s
     
  4. EsaT

    Mobster

    Joined: Jun 6, 2008

    Posts: 4,289

    Location: Finland

  5. Joop

    Hitman

    Joined: Jul 20, 2007

    Posts: 778

    Thanks will look at getting one then, shame Overclockers dont have any is stock.
     
  6. EsaT

    Mobster

    Joined: Jun 6, 2008

    Posts: 4,289

    Location: Finland

    Month ago released Sound BlasterX G6 would be external equivalent, if you would have need to move sound card between computers.
    It has also Dolby Digital decoding for console support.

    Creative has also very interesting head and ear shape customizable HRTF algorithm using "Super X-Fi" tech, but there haven't yet been any data if/when there will be sound cards with it.
     
  7. Joop

    Hitman

    Joined: Jul 20, 2007

    Posts: 778

    Hi Looks like the Sound BlasterX G6 is a portable Sound BlasterX AE-5 when does it release in UK?
     
  8. PapaLazaru

    Capodecina

    Joined: Dec 23, 2009

    Posts: 17,022

    It's out, check directly.